Pizza Ball Bites

Pizza Ball Bites

photo of a pan of Pizza Ball Bites

Future Husband complained I made too many sweets last weekend and not enough savory items.  So this weekend I made him some pizza bites since he really loves pizza.

close-up photo of a pan of Pizza Ball Bites

I originally was going to make them look like Totino’s pizza bites. But then I saw a recipe on Annie’s Eats, shaping them into balls and baking them together in a pie pan.  The idea of pulling apart pizza ball bites was really appealing.

close-up photo of a Pizza Ball Bite

One of these days I’ll try making my own pizza dough, but for these, I used premade Pillsbury pizza dough. (Does anyone else hate opening the “easy” Pillsbury dough cans like me? I always make Future Husband open them for me.) I took chunks of dough, flattened it, and then added some cheese and bites of pepperoni. Then I sealed the balls up and placed them into a pie dish.

Pizza Ball Bites

These bites taste really good dipped in a side of marinara sauce. They were so easy to make.

photo of pizza ball bites in a pan with marinara sauce in the background

Pizza Bites

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 14 pizza bites
These savory bites are easy to make with store-bought dough. They’re like little bites of pizza.
Print Recipe


  • 1 can Pillsbury pizza dough
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • About 14 slices pepperoni cut into small pieces
  • For topping: Olive oil Italian seasoning


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Lightly grease a 9-inch pie plate.

  2. Divide the pizza dough into about 14 roughly equal sized pieces. Take one of the dough pieces, flatten it, and put shredded cheese and some pepperoni in the middle. Pull the edges of the dough around the fillings and pinch closed. Form into a ball and place seam-side down in the baking dish. Repeat with the remaining dough pieces.
  3. Lightly brush the tops of the dough balls with olive oil. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the tops are golden brown. Serve warm, with marina sauce.


  • Recipe adapted from Annie’s Eats
  • Nutrition estimate does not include the olive oil.
Nutrition Facts
Pizza Bites
Amount Per Serving (1 pizza bite)
Calories 102 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 287mg12%
Potassium 11mg0%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 0.8mg4%
Net Carbs 13g26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.

Pizza Ball Bites

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